The Death of Marat
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Jean-Paul Marat was a radical politician during the French Revolution and a friend of David. He was murdered by Charlotte Corday, who met him in his bathroom and stabbed him (he suffered from a skin desease and had to frequently take baths).

David painted Marat like a martyr of the Revolution, as he did with Barra and Le Peletier the same year.

Owner/Location: Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique - Brussels  (Belgium - Brussels)
Dates: 1793
Artist age:Approximately 45 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 165 cm (64.96 in.), Width: 128 cm (50.39 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member Irene on 19 August 2012.
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